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Dalby Forest

Parks and Playgrounds, Outdoor
Profile iconAll Ages
Location iconPickering
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Dalby Forest is the perfect family-friendly outdoor destination! Explore the forest on foot, bike or by swinging through the canopy on Go Ape Tree Top Adventure. There you’ll find a whooping 13 walking trails, including easy access routes perfect for families.
With play areas, camping facilities and lots of exciting activities, Dalby Forest is a proper hub for adventure! Why not try out the new Superworm Trail on your Woodland Adventure? See what amazing facts you can discover about the small but mighty creatures in the much-loved Superworm story. We know that kids are always looking for fun and games, so head straight to the Addrestone Field play area. While the little ones swing, climb and balance their way through the playground, you can set up a BBQ .
Into cycling? There are 6 cycling trails to choose from and you won’t need to bring your bike, as bike hire is available on site. Be sure to check out the activity centre too; you might find something new and exciting the whole family can get into. 
  • Family walking trails
  • Fun-packed nature play area
  • 6 cycling trails & bike hire available

Hip, hip, hooray for Superworm!

Calling all forest superheroes! Join Superworm and friends for a woodland adventure and see what amazing facts you can discover about the small but mighty creatures in the much-loved Superworm story. The family trail features brightly illustrated panels and a trail pack full of fun activities. Get a wriggle on, grab your trail activity pack for £3.50, and enjoy a super family day out!

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00



Forestry England, Low Dalby, Thornton Le Dale,
North Yorkshire,
YO18 7LT,

Phone number

01751 460295


Dalby can be accessed from the A169 Pickering to Whitby road or the A170 Thirsk to Scarborough road.


Free admission

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FAQ & Additional Information

Additional Info


Suitable clothing and footwear for an outdoor environment and weather conditions.

Public Transport

Local bus in next village, Thornton Le Dale.

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